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Resource Sniffer - not detecting anything

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So it seems like every time I have an inclination to use resource sniffer, it never detects anything. Usually this is for downloading audio files, like podcasts.

I'm running Maxthon 4.4.3.4000, but this has been an issue for me since resource sniffer was first introduced, which is why I never use it.

2 example URLs where I'm having trouble:

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/sessions/2014/10?lang=eng

http://feeds.lds.org/lds-general-conference-mp3-eng

Both pages have the mp3 links explicitly in the page's code, not hidden buried in javascript or AJAX or server-side scripts. So I'm at a loss as to why resource sniffer doesn't detect them. If this is something I can fix on my end, I'll gladly accept help. Otherwise, consider this a bug report.

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This is an interesting one. I download some from a site that also uses feedburner, but never noticed that it doesn't detect anything. I normally just ALT+left click to download the most recent file. Although if you want to do multiple files then that is quite annoying.

Hopefully someone can offer some insight.

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There are some sites that can hide their resources from resource sniffer, Example: Youtube , Else if they can be detected, They can't actually be downloaded because of their files being split in different sizes like videos in youtube from other websites.

Already found quite many sites that has this kind of stuff...

Off topic: Just noticed the ads on youtube player before you can play a video, Gotta find the adblock list again :L

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@Ohke - yeah, a little off topic :p

@darkstorm - I mentioned in the OP that the sites I'm having trouble with are not obfuscating the downloads. One of them is an RSS feed. Your suggestions simply do not apply. But thanks for playing! :)

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I'm gonna re-open / bump this issue again.

In the present situation, Resource Sniffer is unable to detect files in an Apache generated directory index. The specific URL I'm working with is http://orteil.dashnet.org/cookieclicker/img/ but it could be any index. Downloading 100 images one at a time is a real pain, and an index page should be the absolute EASIEST thing for Resource Sniffer to scan.

 

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I'm gonna re-open / bump this issue again.

In the present situation, Resource Sniffer is unable to detect files in an Apache generated directory index. The specific URL I'm working with is http://orteil.dashnet.org/cookieclicker/img/ but it could be any index. Downloading 100 images one at a time is a real pain, and an index page should be the absolute EASIEST thing for Resource Sniffer to scan.

 

just right click somewhere in the page "save all links"

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just right click somewhere in the page "save all links"

Hehe, how awesome. Amazing how everyone thinks differently. Definitely not the first thing that came to my head.

Although the question as to why Sniffer won't see them, and you don't get the option of choosing data type in case you only want images or video etc.

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Hehe, how awesome. Amazing how everyone thinks differently. Definitely not the first thing that came to my head.

Although the question as to why Sniffer won't see them, and you don't get the option of choosing data type in case you only want images or video etc.

What 7twenty said.

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